October 22, 2018

Neelakurinji frames from Kodaikanal


It was almost the end of Neelakurinji season in September end when I headed to Kodaikanal to catch a glimpse of Strobilanthes Kunthianus (Kurinji or Neelakurinji) . While the Neelakurinji that had bloomed below the Coaker's walk area had died, the locals were helpful enough to guide me to Vilpatti, a few kilometers from the town. The flowers were in their full bloom in Vilpatti. 

Neelakurinji season has come to an end almost everywhere except Munnar where it would still be visible for a few more days. Rush now or else wait until 2030 when it is expected to bloom again. Here are a few frames from Vilpatti, Kodaikanal. 








4 comments:

  1. Beautiful pics and you were indeed lucky to catch them right now. Something on my list since a long time - guess will wait for 2030 now

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  2. Lovely snaps.Glad you could see the Neelakurunji blooming.

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